Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Naples is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Naples a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Naples.
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Via Francesco de Sanctis, 19, 80134 Naples, Italy
09:30 am - 06:30 pm
The Sansevero Chapel has been turned into a beautiful Museum. Home to some really amazing objects of art, the chapel itself is quite striking looking. There is a lot to see here so do make sure to plan accordingly. Located on Via Franscesco, it is quite a popular touristic site.
The sculpture of the Veiled Christ is definitely not to be missed. The...
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Via Capodimonte, 13, 80136 Naples, Italy
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Catacombe di San Gennaro is Naples’s most significant catacomb. It is a part of the series of tunnels that run under the city of Naples. It has gained this eminent position of all the catacombs of Southern Italy due to its length, the number of the burial sites and the mosaics used in it. All the mosaics used here were well preserved. This ca...
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Via San Gregorio Armeno, 1, 80138 Naples, Italy
Via San Gregorio Armeno is a road in the heart of Naples, known worldwide as the best place of the exhibition of cribs (Nativity scenes which are a specialty of Naples). Most of the exhibitions are conducted during the Christmas Season from November to January 6. A wide range of cribs is displayed during these days. Via San Gregorio Armeno is home ...
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Piazza del Gesù Nuovo, 2, Napoli, Italy
07:30 am - 07:30 pm
There’s a reason this church's ashlar diamond projections facade looks nothing like a church. Built in 1470 for Roberto Sanseverino, the Prince of Salerno, the church used to be a palace until it was sold to the Jesuits in the 1580s. There’s been a lot of conspiracy talk about the meaning of the symbols that decorate the diamonds - thes...
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Via Toledo, Naples, Italy
Via Toledo (street), the shopping paradise of Naples was earlier known as the Via Roma. Known to be the longest shopping streets it is where the travelers can find numerous boutiques, the departmental stores and the stores of the chains. Chic and cutting edge, the fashion here may be expensive but no travel is complete without some window shopping ...
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Via Duomo, 149, Napoli, Italy
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
Completed in the early 13th century on the foundations of two palaeo-Christian basilicas (the excavations of which revealed Greek and Roman artefacts that you can check out), this cathedral is more than the sum of its parts, which include:
The proud neo-Gothic facade
Royal Chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro (Reale cappella del Tesoro di San Gen...
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Via San Carlo, 98F, 80132 Naples, Italy
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Theatre is one of the most spectacular you will see. Established by King Charles of Burbon, interiors of the palatial theater are in one word: Stunning!
Although the original was destroyed the reconstructed version is what we see today. It is equally striking and has seen several famous artist perform here over the years. The interiors are deco...
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Via Miano, 2, 80137 Napoli Naples, Italy
08:30 am - 07:30 pm
The Capodimonte Museum is one of the most significant museums of Naples. It has the distinction having the huge collection of Farnese and Borbone treasures. The museum is found in the Palazzo Reale di Capodimonte, which is located in a peaceful park on a hill overlooking Naples. It is home to an amazing collection of paintings. Charles III inherite...
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Piazza del Plebiscito, 80132 Napoli, Italy
Piazza Plebiscito is a square built in the 19th century. It is known to be one of the largest public squares in Naples. It lies right next to the bay and close to one section of the royal palace and on the other side it is attached with the neoclassical facade of San Francesco Di Paola church. The tourist in Naples will certainly love to see these ...
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Spaccanapoli, 80132 Napoli, Italy
Walking through Piazza San Domenico Maggiore you will find a road known as the Spaccanapoli. The name “Spaccanapoli” implies a road that divides the old locality of Naples. In the ancient times Neapolis the old Greek City of Naples used to be located here. The same narrow alleys can be found in the street which still carries the history...
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Via Fontanelle, 80, Napoli Naples, Italy
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This unusual cemetery is a very interesting place to visit in Naples. You cannot really call it a cemetery at all. It is more of a collection of remains from various events in history. It is located inside a cave which makes the whole experience rather eerie but quite fascinating. Although it is a cemetery, it is still a very intriguing place to vi...
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Largo San Martino 5, 80129 Naples, Italy
08:30 am - 07:30 pm
Certosa di San Martino is a Monastery in Naples that looks like a palace. This Carthusian monastery was built in the 14th century and restored in the 17the century. The restoration was done following the style of Neapolitan baroque. The structure is now transformed to a museum. The great cloister and the beautiful garden offer a are simply beautifu...
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Via Maria Longo, 50, 80138 Napoli, Italy
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
This incredible and historic medical-monastic complex was founded in 1521 by Maria Lorenza Longo; the great pharmacy was added in the mid-17th century by Antonio Maggiocca. There is only one way to delve into its varied history, and that’s by visiting. In the meanwhile, note the following highlights:
Museo delle Arti Sanitarie: fascinating c...
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Piazza Monteoliveto, 4, 80134 Napoli, Italy
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
There is much to see in the 14th century church, though it does not really impress from the outside. It used be one of the largest monastic complexes in the city. It had two major makeovers - Renaissance in the 16th century, Baroque in the 17th. The highlights are include the original gothic touches in the tomb of Domenico Fontana, the innumerable ...
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Via Tito Angelini, 22, 80129 Napoli, Italy
08:30 am - 07:30 pm
The 10th-century church, Sant'Erasmo was expanded into this 14th century medieval six-pointed star fortress. It’s not hard to see why this was a strategic location for a fort - just look at the panoramas you have Naples and its bay from this hill! The fort premises are now used for a museum of 20th-century Neapolitan art - paintings, sculptur...